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Our lab studies social-cognitive development. In particular, we investigate children's
(1) explanations for what they observe around them,
(2) motivation in school, and 
(3) concepts of natural kinds and social groups (including stereotypes).

Our research is
supported by:

Institute of Education Sciences
National Science Foundation
National Institutes of Health
Spencer Foundation
Gates Foundation

Our research
partners include:

Brooklyn Children's Museum
Wildlife Conservation Society

The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute of Education Sciences or the U.S. Department of Education.